Ambition is another major theme in the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.
Atticus Finch is ambitious to fight for innocent, Tom Robinson and remains persistent in his efforts.
He nurtures the element of positivity in their minds so strongly that no evil can uproot it.
Atticus also takes pride in instilling the roots of moral education in his children.
The unjustified and cruel prejudicial system of Maycomb destroys a person’s lives.
The most evident victim of discrimination is Tom Robinson, who is declared guilty of a false charge of raping a white woman. Her whole family is considered immoral by the rest of the town.
Jem and Scout learn this truth that no yardstick can measure good and evil in human beings.
At first, they assume that human beings are symbols of purity and virtue.
Scout and Jem also observe prejudice when Aunt Alexandra suggests Atticus to fire Calpurnia and teach children the importance of class.
Another major theme that runs throughout the novel is of moral complexity.